Battles questions This is a list of recently added questions about battles. During which war did the Battle of Gettysburg take place?American Civil War. The Battle was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point. Union Maj. Gen. George Meade defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, halting Lee's invasion of the North.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 67% American Civil WarAmerican Civil War702Franco-Prussian WarFranco-Prussian War119Thirty Years' WarThirty Years' War135First World WarFirst World War86history riddles » Who died in the Battle of Crécy fought on 26 August 1346?John of Bohemia. At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and was even governor of Languedoc. At the Battle of Crécy in 1346 John controlled Phillip's advanced guard along with controlling the large contingents of Charles II of Alençon and Louis I, Count of Flanders. John was killed at age 50 while fighting against the English during the battle.Created by: Ninjaihard 40% Ottone DoriaOttone Doria268Philip VI of FrancePhilip VI of France1923John of BohemiaJohn of Bohemia1768Charles I of MonacoCharles I of Monaco356history of Europe riddles » What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 34% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms1590shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen620eating breakfasteating breakfast1468celebrating masscelebrating mass529history of England riddles » The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there? Around 1 000 000. The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.Created by: Ninjaihard 49% around 250 000around 250 000598around 500 000around 500 0001498around 1 000 000around 1 000 0003206around 1 500 000around 1 500 0001116World War I riddles » Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?Węgierska Górka. The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% Węgierska GórkaWęgierska Górka662Huta PolańskaHuta Polańska249Nowa CerekwiaNowa Cerekwia190Nowogród BobrzańskiNowogród Bobrzański183Poland riddles » Who won in the Battle of the Little Bighorn?Native Americans. The Battle of the Little Bighorn was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Northern Native American tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. The battle, which resulted in the defeat of US forces, was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% it was unsettledit was unsettled572Native AmericansNative Americans784USAUSA482CanadaCanada140history riddles » Who led the crusaders during the Battle of Tachov?Henry Beaufort of England . The Battle of Tachov was fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov. The Hussites won over the armies led by the Cardinal Henry Beaufort of England. It was part of the Hussite Wars, and it was the first battle in which war wagons were used by the crusaders.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 25% Henry Beaufort of England Henry Beaufort of England 589Prokop the GreatProkop the Great488John I of MünsterbergJohn I of Münsterberg536Sigismund of LuxembourgSigismund of Luxembourg702Middle Ages riddles » Which was the largest armored battle in the II World War?Battle of Kursk. From July 5, 1943 until August 23 , the Germans conducted their last great attempt to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front. The fight has significantly weakened both sides of the conflict, however the result was decisive and strategic victory of the Soviet Union. The Battle of Kursk is considered the largest armored battle in the world history.Created by: Marcin Starzonekeasy 73% Battle of StalingradBattle of Stalingrad3383Battle of ardennesBattle of ardennes997Battle of KurskBattle of Kursk14283Battle of BerlinBattle of Berlin814tanks riddles » Who won the battle of Marathon?Greeks. According to Herodotus, an Athenian runner named Pheidippides was sent to run from Athens to Sparta (225 km, 140 miles) to ask for assistance before the battle. Then, following the battle, the Athenian army marched quickly the 40 km (25 miles) to Athens, in order to head off the Persian forces. Later these two events became confused with each other, leading to a legendary but inaccurate story (first recorded by Plutarch in 1st century AD) of Pheidippides running from Marathon to Athens after the battle, to announce the Greek victory.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% GreeksGreeks9772PersiansPersians2938NobodyNobody657There was no such battleThere was no such battle992history of Greece riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.